So what the heck is a pawpaw?Recently, I heard about a secret snack. Kayakers who paddle the waters near Washington, D.C., told me about a mango-like fruit that grows along the banks of the Potomac — a speckled and homely skin that hides a tasty treat.A tropical-like fruit here, really?
Ask a child if they like sweets and the answer is almost universally a resounding "Yes!" It's no surprise to most parents that kids love candy, cookies, sweetened drinks, and some kids have even been known to add sugar to a bowl of Frosted Flakes.
A new study by the Greater Chicago Food Depository says one in five Chicagoans are “food insecure.”The agency looked at data from 77 city neighborhoods and 119 Cook County suburbs over the past decade.
Lookingglass Theatre, winner of the 2011 Tony Award as Outstanding Regional Theatre, will experiment with a dinner theater policy for a limited run, next March 23-April 22.It won’t be your suburban grandmother’s dinner theater, however.
When Hurricane Irene tore through the Northeast last month, it caused severe flooding and damage to homes, trees and power lines. But it also left behind something rather delicate — mushrooms.Foragers say they've seen more fungi in the past few weeks than ever before.